Domestic Violence Callouts Surge Since 2010

Nationally, the number of callouts has more than trebled.

There has been a 340% increase in Garda callouts to instances of domestic violence in the past decade.

Last year there were 45,283 such callouts.

In 2010 there were just over 13,000.

The Government has previously said combatting domestic violence is a key priority.

Aontú Leader and Meath West TD Peadar Tóibín received the figures via a parliamentary question, and says domestic violence is a huge problem here:

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